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Ernest M. Skinner & Son (Opus 521, 1938)

Location:

Lasell Junior College
Newton, MA 02158 US
Organ ID: 8058

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is no longer extant; destroyed.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 05, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Dana Sawyer. -- The console is the only surviving part of this organ; it is now attached to E.M. Skinner Opus 368, located at The Church of the Holy Name in Swampscott, Massachusetts. The information here is from photographs of the console taken before it was adapted to Opus 368. The console is internally marked with the opus numbers [Aeolian-Skinner] 883 and [E.M. Skinner & Son] 521.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Aeolian-Skinner (1932, Opus883).

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Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1992.

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Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Relocated from National Cathedral, Washington, D. C. Enlarged and 3rd manual added using organ built for Mount Ida School and later repossessed. Unaltered in 1992.

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Typed stoplist from console.. On-line update from Dana Sawyer.: Open In New Tab Document created on 2000-01-01
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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